Monique Dawes

Assistant Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2021

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About Monique

Monique Dawes, OTD, OTR/L, CPAM, has over ten years of occupational therapy clinical experience. She started her career working in acute rehabilitation specializing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation before becoming a travel therapist. As a travel therapist she has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, acute and subacute rehab, home health, outpatient, and community practice.

Her interests including neuro rehabilitation, emerging practice areas, and increasing diversity within the profession. Throughout her career, Dawes has utilized her clinical expertise to educate students through fieldwork preceptorship, mentorship, and guest lectureship at various institutions. She joins the JWU faculty to continue her passion of educating the next generation of occupational therapy leaders.


  • OTD, Boston University
  • B.S./M.S., Occupational Therapy, Boston University

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world Nelson Mandela


Professional Affiliations

American Occupational Therapy Association
Massachusetts Association of Occupational Therapy
National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus
The Network